Female Night Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 00006946-1
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Etwall, Derbyshire
  • Salary: £13.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology, Covid-19

Job Description

Reference: SH

We are looking for someone to join our team of support workers working with S; a profoundly disabled 10 year old girl who has severe quadriplegic cerebral palsy. S has a gastrostomy feeding tube; requires frequent suction & oxygen therapy & uses a wheelchair & hoist.

She lives with her loving family and you will work alongside her Mother and experienced staff to provide all care needs; we are looking for someone who is sensitive to working within a family home.

We provide a care package for 24hrs a day. You will also be expected to attend training, meetings, supervision etc outside of your rota’d hours, for which you will be paid at the hourly rate. You will be expected to provide cover for annual leave & sickness within the team. SH has frequent unplanned hospital stays, staff continue to provide assistance during these stays, reasonable expenses are reimbursed.

You will be occasionally be working alongside a team of therapists & will receive training in delivering care & therapy to S; you may also accompany her into school if covering day shifts if she is well enough to attend.

It is essential that you are a driver & hold a clean UK driving licence as the client has a wheelchair accessible vehicle which is driven by her support staff.

Female applicants only as some personal care assistance is needed in public places (post exempt under The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 S7 (2)(ba) and S7 (2)(b)).

We are looking to fill the posts below:

Waking night: two shifts per week 9pm until 7am. There is a 6 week rolling rota in place. There will be two full weekends off in the six week roll.

Rates of pay for Nights: £13 per hour

If you would like more information please apply online or phone (phone number removed) and leave a message stating which post and a contact number. Cover is needed asap so interviews are likely to be week commencing 4 May 2020. Due to current govt restrictions due to Covid-19 interviews will be via Zoom or Whatsapp